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Just a teenager that want to be a bit taller

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: November 7, 2021 10:43 AM
unofficialyutube 9 months

I’m a 16 years old male teen… my height is 173 and my weight is 64… I’ve googled that vitamin a can make you taller… so my question is can i take vitamin a pills daily or how should i do it if it’s true that it can raise your height (preferably what halal brand recommended if i can take it)… also i do cardio everyday based on how i feel but minimum is 30+ minute… and it’ll be a pleasure to know how to gain height besides of genetic …

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 9 months
General Practitioner

Good Morning,
Thank you for your question. We understand your situation and will try our best to assist you.

There are several ways to increase your height:

  • eat a balanced diet : should include fresh vegetables, proteins, dairy, whole grains, avoid trans fat and sugar
  • get the right amount of sleep
  • stay active
  • practice good posture

For your information, calcium is indeed an important nutrient to increase height. However, the potential for height increasing is different for each individual in view of genetic factors, family traits and so on. On the other hand, because of the closure of the growth plate on long bone, men usually unable to increase height after the age of 21 years.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints.

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Last Updated: Sun Nov 07 2021 10:43:43 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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